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Headline News Stan Lee Media Lawsuit Resurfaces in California

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1:58pm

Now following a second New York ruling tossing out their claims, the owners of Stan Lee Media have won the right to pursue a new suit against Stan Lee in California, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Another Stan Lee Media Billion-Dollar Suit Tossed

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 12:32pm

Stan Lee Media Inc.'s $1 billion lawsuit against Marvel Ent. in regards to the copyrights of characters created by its namesake has been tossed out of court, writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Blogs Levy Hits the Bullseye with 'Directing Animation'

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 7, 2011 at 12:06pm

Without good direction, you end up with drek. Problems with sequence timing or the render pipeline can be solved with relative ease – problems of mismanagement are difficult to overcome and usually spell doom. Animation directors aren’t directing animation, they’re directing a group of people who are working in arguably the most time consuming and exacting of creative mediums. David Levy's new book Directing Animation at its heart strives to teach the reader how to keep an animation production crew happy, productive and on task.

Blogs Visit Disney Nooks and Crannies in 'The Vault of Walt'

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 2:20pm

“Think of this book as a Disney History companion filling in some of those nooks and crannies that may only be mentioned in a brief sentence or two, if at all, in other Disney history books. These chapters truly are the forgotten but fascinating Disney stories.” Through the compilation of the wide array of articles that he has written through the years, Korkis presents a work that provides his readers with little known histories and stories about Walt Disney and the empire that he created.

Headline News ToonSeum Goes Looney Over Author Visit

Few cartoons have been able to capture the attention of multiple generations like the Looney Tunes. As Ruth Clampett, daughter of Looney Tunes animation director Bob Clampett, points out in her foreword to THE LOONEY TUNES TREASURY (Running Press; Publication month: October 2010; $45.00), "Looney Tunes are the animated family we grew up with."

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 20

Special Guest: Ottawa International Animation Festival - Part 1. Full laurels, keys to capitals, and banks of international accolades might weigh down other comedy podcast journaltarians of animation, but never for the lion-hearted, docu-brave, master news-making martyrs (and hyperbolically humble) Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman. Join them as they interview animation's brightest and best about books, inappropriate cartoons, competing podcasts, pirates, and pumpkins - live from North America's largest festival of international animation in Ottawa, ON in 2010 at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2010.

Blogs RED FOG: Will Consumer Based Backing Go Viral?

In Williams’ graphic novel, RED FOG, the zombie poster boy is Martin Bormann the real life, circa 1945, Nazi official who had absolute power over access to Hitler by controlling Hitler’s finances, paperwork, and appointments. Bormann disappeared in May of 1945 during the Third Reich’s last stand.

Headline News Comic-Con to Stay in San Diego

Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.

Headline News 50% Off All 3DATS Books and 100% of Sales Donated to an Amazing Charity

Today, Sept 13th, 3DATS (with the help of CGarchitect) has just launched a charitable promotion whereby for 30 days we are selling all our 3D graphics books currently in print for 50% off and donating 100% of sales to an amazing charity called "Soldiers to the Summit".

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